27 days in Slovenia Itinerary

27 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia planner
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 14 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive
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Portorož
— 6 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Dublin

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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and then snap pictures at Triple Bridge. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Hg Smeltery, then browse the exhibits of Gewerkenegg Castle, and then contemplate the long history of Miner's House.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online driving holiday planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Ljubljana is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Dublin in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 15°C at night. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 14 nights

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Get some historical perspective at Church of St. Nicholas and Ukanc Military Cemetery. Get a sense of the local culture at Oplen House Museum and Pocar Farm. Get out of town with these interesting Bohinjsko Jezero side-trips: Gorenja Vas (The Karlov Mill & Church of St. John the Baptist), Železniki (Bridge Under Griva, Plnada in Železniki, &more) and Škofja Loka (Beekeepers' Path & Mount Blegoš). On the 27th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and hike along Golden Horn Fairyland.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero travel route tool.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 5th (Mon), you're off to Bovec.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Bovec — 4 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) and Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Zipline and Kozjak Waterfall. Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass, Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Bovec trip app.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Portorož.
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Portorož — 6 nights

A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Magical World of Shells Museum and Loza Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to Škocjan Caves and Portorož Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Portorož: Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica), Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Vipava). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Nika's Tiny House, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Portorož road trip planning website.

Drive from Bovec to Portorož in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in September, expect Portorož to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. On the 15th (Thu), you're off to home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.
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